His Royal Highness, Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine will visit the Pacific Islands of Solomon and Tuvalu in September as part of a tour marking the queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the palace said.
The royal couple will begin their nine-day trip to mark the 60-year reign of William’s grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, with a stop in Singapore from September 11-13.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will also visit Malaysia where they will visit the capital Kuala Lumpur and Borneo’s Sabah state from September 13-15.
Then, they will travel to the Solomon Islands,between September 16-18 before their final stop in the tiny nation of Tuvalu from September 18-19.
Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state in the islands of Solomons and Tuvalu, in which both are members of the Commonwealth.
The young Duchess has revealed that William has been making some special preparations ahead of the trip.
“William’s been practising his dance moves,” the Duchess said
“We’re extremely excited. Both of us have never been anywhere near there,” William said during the event at London’s historic Guildhall.
A spokeswoman at St James’s Palace said further details about the tour would be released towards the end of August.